Arak

by Martin Storey

Skill Level

Knit this beautiful fairisle cardigan, designed by Martin Storey using the stunning Felted Tweed yarn, a rustic blend of 50% merino wool, 24% alpaca and 25% viscose. With a gorgeous, colourful stitch pattern, short set-in sleeves and contrasting bands, this knitting pattern is an eye-catching addition to any wardrobe. (Please note retired shades Damask 182 and Paisley 171 have been replaced with Bilberry 151and Barn Red 196 respectively).

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Felted Tweed

  • 50% Wool
  • 25% Viscose
  • 25% Alpaca
  • 50g
  • 175m/191yds

Ask any Rowan fan for their favourite yarn and there's a good chance it'll be Felted Tweed. Spun in a light DK weight, with a beautiful tweed effect and an amazing 50+ colours to choose from, it's a Fair Isle knitter's dream. But that's not all. The magical combination of 50% lightly-felted wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca makes it supremely blockable and a gorgeous option for lacework as a result. Or knit it in garter stitch for a drapey, squishable fabric that is cosy, but light and easy to wear. Choose from nature-inspired shades ranging from cool watery tones to warming cherry red and fiery ginger and prepare to fall in love! Now available in special colourways chosen by world-renowned designer Kaffe Fassett.

  • 3¾-4 mm | 9-8 UK | 5-6 US
  • 22-24 sts 30-32 rows
  • Machine Wash, Cold, Gentle
  • Do Not Bleach
  • Do Not Tumble Dry
  • Dry Flat in Shade
  • Iron Low Heat
  • Dry Clean, in Certain Solvents, Consult Cleaner